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Jole Jongole is a 2018 Bengali-language Indian science fiction thriller film directed by Nitish Roy, who was the production designer [1] for the Hollywood horror film Crocodile 2: Death Swamp.

Jole Jongole
Jole Jongole - Movie avatar (2017).jpg
Film poster
Bengaliজলে জঙ্গলে
Directed byNitish Roy
Produced bySurajit Das
Kallol Das
Ranjan Bhattacharjee (Executive Producer)
Written byNitish Roy
Debaditya Dutta
StarringMithun Chakraborty
Jackie Shroff
Ashish Vidyarthi
Tinnu Anand
Music byJeet Gannguli
CinematographyBadal Sarkar
Edited byRabiranjan Maitra
Production
company
Princes Art Production
Release date
  • 5 January 2018 (2018-01-05)
Running time
145 minutes
CountryIndia
LanguageBengali

The film stars Mithun Chakraborty as a 'mad' scientist who wants to bring back prehistoric creatures, perished millions of years ago from the earth as he is trying to expand the brain of crocodiles. Jackie Shroff stars as the antagonist who wants to take control of dangerous crocodiles for his own park.

A few scenes of the film were shot in Prayag Film City in West Midnapore, and shooting was completed by early 2012,[2][3][4] but got stuck in development hell and was finally released on 6 January 2018.

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PlotEdit

The film is based on the experiment done by a mad scientist (Mithun) who comes up with a lovable crocodile. Like the dolphins, this crocodile was implanted with intelligence. At this point, an NRI (Jackie) eyes this project as he wants to build his own Jurassic Park and wants to get control on this crocodile.

CastEdit

SoundtrackEdit

Jole Jongole
Soundtrack album by
Released2018
Recorded2017
GenreFeature film soundtrack
LabelPrinces Art Production
Producer
Jeet Gannguli chronology
Jio Pagla
(2017)
Jole Jongole
(2018)
Phir Se...
(2018)
Singles from Jole Jongole
  1. "Premer Infection (Dil ki Kite)"
    Released: 8 Jan 2018
  2. "College Er Canteen E Party Jomabo"
    Released: 9 Jan 2018
  3. "Banzara Yeh Dil"
    Released: 10 Jan 2018
  4. "Ei Mon"
    Released: 12 Jan 2018

All lyrics written by Priyo Chatterjee; all music composed by Jeet Gannguli.

No.TitleSinger(s)Length
1."Premer Infection (Dil ki Kite)"Aditi Singh Sharma, Neeraj Shridhar4:09
2."College Er Canteen E Party Jomabo"Jeet Gannguli3:16
3."Banzara Yeh Dil"Sunidhi Chauhan, Rana Mazumdar4:14
4."Ei Mon"Monali Thakur, Shaan3:53

RemakeEdit

The film will be remade in Hindi as Gehra Paani with a higher budget than the Bengali version. For the Hindi version, the cast and location will remain same except Mithun Chakraborty, who will be replaced by Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt. Both the versions are being made at a budget of 25 crore (US$3.5 million) and would be shot in the Sunderban.[7][8][9]

Critical receptionEdit

ReleaseEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Tolly's tryst with a croc". The Times of India. 4 December 2011. Retrieved 29 March 2012.
  2. ^ "No small wonder". The Telegraph (Calcutta). 5 February 2012. Retrieved 2014-02-12.
  3. ^ "Fun unlimited at 'Jole Jongole' sets". The Times of India. 12 March 2012. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  4. ^ http://indianexpress.com/article/entertainment/entertainment-others/film-city-in-west-bengal-to-be-ready-this-year/
  5. ^ "Hello, Rakhi". The Telegraph (Calcutta). 17 June 2012. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  6. ^ "After Kahaani". The Telegraph (Calcutta). 21 April 2012. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  7. ^ "Sanjay Dutt, Bipasha Basu to star in remake of ' Jole Jongole'". The Hindu. 2 January 2012. Retrieved 2014-02-12.
  8. ^ "Sanjay Dutt, Bipasha to star in Hindi remake of Bengali film". Indian Express. 1 January 2012. Retrieved 4 November 2016.
  9. ^ http://www.sify.com/news/mithun-to-play-scientist-in-jole-jongole-news-entertainment-mdks5acgedjsi.html

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